Summer Squash - Golden Scallopini - Cucurbita pepo
Tender annual Delicious, saucer-shaped golden fruits with scalloped edges. Bush plants produce heavily and remain prolific through the season.
Soil & Water: Enrich soil heavily with mature compost. Plant in full sun and water moderately letting soil dry between watering.
Planting & Growing: Provide squash plants with deep mounds of organic matter, rich soil, and heavy, even water. All squash are extremely frost sensitive, so use mulch to heat soils in early spring and row covers to protect from frost at both ends of the growing cycle, especially in short growing seasons.
Harvesting & Storage: A delicious summer squash that is most tender when picked small.
Did You Know? Summer squash is a good source of nutrients such as niacin, magnesium and vitamins A & C
Soil Temperature: 65-90
Planting Depth: 1/2"-1"
Germination: 3-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Days To Maturity: 55-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3'
Approx Seeds per 1/4 lbs: 555
4 x 8 x 0.75 inches.